Digitized from a shellac record, at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 3.8 mil truncated conical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 400, Rolloff: -18.
The preferred version suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. is the equalized version recorded with the 3.8 mil truncated conical stylus, and has been copied to have the more friendly filename.
Matrix number: 27305-A Catalog number: 27305-A
The recording on the other side of this disc was also digitized.
February 7, 2017 Subject:
When Toy Soldier Attack... Your Ears!
Released as part of the Collin Driggs 3-disc The Magic of the Novachord set this, the side 1 track 1, is an early synthesizer take on the Leon Jessel German classic alternately named "Parade of the Tin Soldiers". Here an instrumental performance on a Novachord, it has been performed all over the world, from the Rockettes to Harry Connick, Jr. etc, and is still a Christmas staple for many.
A Betty Boop eponymous episode: https://youtu.be/jU4GyK5C6UI
Connick version: https://youtu.be/8i0f2SY7spM
2010 Rockettes performance: https://youtu.be/tZBLL6Wgsd0